Community Event Planning


Our Recreation & Culture Assistant will help you navigate the Town guidelines for the use of public parks, roads and venues. Reach us at 402-851-2535 or

Please contact us early in your planning process. Major events require application submissions a minimum six weeks in advance of the event date.


Submit your completed forms by emailing a scanned copy to, or delivering it in person to 101 RancheHouse Road. 

Reserve a fire pit

To reserve a fire pit at the Historic Cochrane Ranche Site or Mitford Park, use our online form:
  • Fire Pit Reservation Request

    *Toilet facilities in Mitford Park and the Cochrane Historic Ranche Site are available from the May long weekend until the last weekend in September.  They are equipped with automatic locking devices that open at 7 AM and close at 9 PM.

Upcoming event road closures:

A street use permit has been issued to CEAC/Cochrane Farmers' Market from 3:30 - 10:00 pm on the following days:

June 15
July 20
August 17
September 14

This event will be using the large closure format available for viewing here.

Upcoming event road traffic disruption:

Saturday, July 8th 10 am
A brief "viking parade" will make it's way from the Visitor's Information Centre to the Legacy Statue on Historic Main Street with an RCMP escort.
There is no road closure planned.

To be automatically notified of upcoming event road closures subscribe to Event Road Closures at

Want to stay informed?  

Subscribe to be automatically notified when Town staff organize information and networking sessions for local event organizers where they share resources and Town plans and procedures regarding events. These meetings also give you a chance to meet with other organizers to compare notes.

Simply click on and look for Event Organizers.